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    • Leadville Opera House scenery project, 1933

    • Photoprint of a watercolor of the Tabor Opera House original scenery in Leadville, Colorado. Painted by Muriel Wolle's as part of her University of Colorado scenery project, the painting has three elements that include details of Lake County...
    • Tabor Opera House--1930-1940.; Leadville (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Interiors.; Opera houses--Colorado--Leadville--1930-1940.; Theaters--Colorado--Leadville--1930-1940.; Theatrical productions--1930-1940.; Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
    • 1933
    • Pointing brickwork Opportunity School 13th & Welton Sts.

    • Masons point mortar at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School at 12th (Twelfth) and Welton Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. They stand on scaffolding and wear overalls.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Maintenance & repair--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Masonry--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1931 and 1935]
    • Rip-raping [sic] banks Sloans Lake

    • View of the riprap along the edge of Sloans Lake in the Sloan Lake neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A group of houses are in the distance.
    • Riprap--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Sloan Lake (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1930-1940.; Sloans Lake (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Embankments--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1931 and 1935]
    • Waterfall in Summit County

    • Water cascades over small ledges near Montezuma, a mining community in Summit County, Colorado; log cabins stand among tall pine trees and tree stumps. Patches of snow are on the ridge of mountains in the distance.
    • Montezuma (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Summit County (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Log cabins--Colorado--Summit County--1870-1900.; Mountains--Colorado--1870-1900.; Pines--Colorado--Summit County--1870-1900.; Waterfalls--Colorado--Summit County--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Snake dance

    • Native American Ute indians perform a ceremonial snake dance possibly on a reservation in Colorado. The dancers wear feathers, headdresses, fringed shirts and vests. One dancer plays a drum the other dancers hold snakes. Off to the side of the...
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--1890-1910.; Ute Indians--Colorado--1890-1910.; Ceremonial dancers--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Denver Auditorium

    • View of the Denver Municipal Auditorium in Denver, Colorado; shows a stone building with domes and entablature, and cars on 14th (Fourteenth) Street.
    • City Auditorium (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Auditoriums--Colorado--Denver--1900-1920.
    • [between 1908 and 1919]
    • Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak & Pikes Peak Ave.

    • A man is in a horse-drawn buggy on Pikes Peak Avenue in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Shows the stone Antler's Hotel and Pikes Peak in the distance. A dog is on the ground beside the buggy.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1890.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1880-1890.
    • [between 1883 and 1890?]
    • Denver Homeopathic College and Hospital

    • A horse and carriage are on the street near Denver Homeopathic Hospital and Medical College on Park Avenue and Humboldt Street in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. This two and one-half story brick structure has arched windows...
    • Denver Homeopathic Hospital and Medical College--Buildings--1890-1900.; City Park West (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Hospitals--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • 1899 February 12
    • Denver City & County Building construction

    • Workmen work on the partially constructed City and County Building on Bannock Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Portions of the wall and small lengths of pipe are at the site. The Denver Public Library in Civic Center...
    • City and County Building (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; City & town halls--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1929 June 12
    • Breast of tunnel

    • Miners stand with an electric drill, pickax, and chisolm shovel, in a narrow tunnel of an unidentified mine in probably Colorado.
    • Drills (Equipment)--Colorado--1880-1910.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Old 12 Mile House Melvin, Colo on Colo. and Southern R. R.

    • View of the 12 (Twelve) Mile House at Melvin, Colorado. A loaded luggage wagon and a horse-drawn buggy are near the two-story wood frame building.
    • Melvin (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Melvin--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Melvin--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Ivy Baldwin

    • Ivy Baldwin poses near his balloon at Elitch Gardens in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Elitch Gardens (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Balloons (Aircraft)--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Baldwin, Ivy, d. 1953.
    • [1894 August 12]
    • Victor Cresto

    • Studio portrait of Victor Cresto. He wears a suit and tie.
    • Men--1910-1920.; Teenagers--1910-1920.; Cresto, Victor.
    • 1919
    • Man

    • Studio portrait of a man. He wears a suit, vest, and tie.
    • Men--1890-1900.
    • [1890?]
    • Colo. Midland RR Rotary on Hagerman Pass

    • A rotary train of the Colorado Midland Railway Company plows snow from the railroad tracks on Hagerman Pass in Pitkin County, Colorado. Railroad crew workers walk in front of the train.
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1890-1910.; Hagerman Pass (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Pitkin County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Pitkin County--1890-1910.; Railroad snowplow locomotives--Colorado--Pitkin County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Man

    • Studio portrait of E. M. Winterbourne. He wears glasses, a suit, and tie.
    • Men--1890-1910.; Winterbourne, E. M.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • William N. Byers

    • Studio portrait of William Newton Byers, Denver journalist, founder of Rocky Mountain News, civic leader, president of Festival of Mountain and Plain, and postmaster.
    • Business people--1860-1870.; Byers, William Newton, 1831-1903.
    • 1865
    • Boys beside a river

    • Boys are at the edge of a river in possibly western Colorado.
    • Boys--Colorado--1890-1910.; Rivers--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • W.N. Byers, Ferndale, Colorado

    • William Newton Byers and possibly his grandchildren sit and stand on a bridge in Ferndale (Jefferson County), Colorado. The boys and a girl hold fishing poles, a woman stands near the bridge.
    • Ferndale (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Children--Colorado--Ferndale--1890-1900.; Women--Colorado--Ferndale--1890-1900.; Byers, William Newton, 1831-1903.
    • 1896. May. 24
    • Clayton home

    • Workmen stand near electric generators at the Clayton College at 32nd (Thirty-second) Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in Denver, Colorado. An embossing on a motor reads: "Western Electric Company."
    • George W. Clayton College (Denver, Colo.)--Facilities--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Electric generators--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Orphanages--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1911 July 12
    • Advertising railroad car #1

    • Advertising car #1, a large railroad car, stands in the midground on a railroad track in a snowy scene. Lettering on the side of the car reads "Buffalo Bill's Great Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders Col. W.F. Cody - President, Nate Salsbury -...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Railroad cars--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Forks at Clear Creek

    • Two passenger trains of the Colorado Central Railroad, Engine No. 12 and a Porter engine, are stopped on the tracks in front of the station at Forks Creek in Clear Creek County, Colorado. A group of people, including several conductors, stands on...
    • Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Forks Creek (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Forks Creek--1870-1900.; Graffiti--Colorado--Forks Creek--1870-1900.; Railroad employees--1870-1900.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Forks Creek--1870-1900.;...
    • [between 1875 and 1900?]
    • Evans Block

    • View of the Evans Block at 15th (Fifteenth) and Arapahoe Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Pedestrians walk near a horse-drawn buggy. Signs read: "Hurlbut," "Ross Cigars," "Toilet Articles," "Prescriptions," and "Busy Corner."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Business districts--Colorado--Denver--1870-1890.
    • [between 1874 and 1890?]
    • Denver, Snowstorms

    • A line of men with shovels and pickaxes work to remove snow after the snowstorm of 1913 in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Snow removal--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1913 December
    • Check to Centro Cultural

    • Centro Cultural treasurer, Edward Lucero stands and holds a large sized check with Miss Charletta Espinoza and Centro director Gil Martinez. The check is Centro Cultural's share to meet a matching grant from the Colorado Council on the Arts and...
    • Espinoza, Charletta.; Lucero, Edward.; Martinez, Gil.; Mexican Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Checks--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Gifts--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1968 October 21
    • Insurgent soldiers in the trenches; Aguinaldo and his advisors taken in Hong Kong

    • Philippine soldiers with guns; Handwritten names listed on photograph: 1. Aguinaldo, 2. Montenegro, 3. Nortividad, 4. Numerous, 5. Aino, 6. Bebarmino, 7. Covinting, 8. Mascards, 9. Artacho, 10. G. Pilar, 11. Niola, 12. Francisco, 13. Shansnon,...
    • Spanish-American War, 1898--History--Pictorial works.; Soldiers--Philippines--History--Pictorial works.
    • circa 1898-1899
    • Cowboys on a Roundup

    • Cowboys line up near covered wagons and a chuck wagon in Kaufman pasture, South Park, Chaffee County, Colorado. Identified are, left to right: Mel DeWitt; Mack Mickan; unknown; unknown; Bert DeWitt; unknown; unknown; Tom McQuade; Billy Cogan;...
    • Chaffee County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Kaufman Pasture (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Kaufman Ridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cowboys--Colorado--Chaffee County--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Denver, snowstorm scene in front of library

    • View of men shoveling snow in front of the Denver Public Library on West Colfax and Bannock Street after the great snowstorm of 1913 in Denver, Colorado. Shows horse-drawn wagons, men, and the Capitol building.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Blizzards--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Capitols--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Snow removal--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1913 December
    • Denver Snow storms

    • The Denver City Tramway snow plow clears snow along a Denver, Colorado street in the 1913 snow storm. Shows buildings with signs that read, "5 10 15 25 cent Store," "Fish, Oysters, Lobsters, Clams (?)."
    • Denver City Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Snow removal--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Street railroads--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
    • 1913 December
    • Ballooning

    • Men including Ivy Baldwin pose near a partially inflated balloon at Elitch Gardens in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Elitch Gardens (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Balloons (Aircraft)--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Baldwin, Ivy, d. 1953.
    • [1894 August 12]
    • Civil War veterans

    • A large group of men is gathered outside in a grove of trees at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. The group is probably comprised of Civil War veterans invited to see Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show as guests of Nate Salsbury, owner and manager of...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Centennial Race Track The Joe's Awful Coffee Lounge

    • Montage of horse racing at Centennial Race track in Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colorado. The upper photo shows the winning horse (Say Boba), the second place horse (Naya's Day), the third place horse (Shifty Jean) and jockeys as they race toward...
    • Centennial Race Track (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Say Boba (Race horse)--Colorado--Littleton--1950-1960.; Littleton (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Horse racing--Colorado--Littleton--1950-1960.; Horses--Colorado--Littleton--1950-1960.;...
    • 1956 July 6
    • Placing marker at site of Gregory Lode

    • A crowd of men, women, and children gather around a temporary historical marker posted on a dirt road in Blackhawk (Black Hawk) (Gilpin County), Colorado. The sign reads: "The State Historical and Natural History Society of Colorado. On this...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Dedications--Colorado--Blackhawk--1920-1930.; Gold mining--Colorado--Blackhawk--1920-1930.; Historical markers--Colorado--Blackhawk--1920-1930.; Spectators--Colorado--Blackhawk--1920-1930.; Gregory, John H.--Homes &...
    • 1924 August 8
    • Adams Hotel

    • View of the Dutch Room in the Adams Hotel at 1800 Welton Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows wooden tables and wooden captain's chairs with leather seats and backs in the dining room. Beer steins sit on a plate rail above wooden paneling. A...
    • Adams, The (Hotel : Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Dining rooms--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1953 Jan. 9
    • Ivy Baldwin's balloon

    • Men stand near Ivy Baldwin's partially inflated balloon at Elitch Gardens in Denver, Colorado.
    • Baldwin, Ivy, d. 1953--Performances.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Elitch Gardens (Denver Colo.)--1890-1900.; Balloons (Aircraft)--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • [1894, August 12]
    • Shay engine, used in climbing Mt. McClellan, Colo. Argentine Central Ry.

    • A small boy stands beside an Argentine Central Railway Shay locomotive no. 6 in Clear Creek County, Colorado.
    • Argentine Central Railway Company--1900-1920.; Shay (Steam locomotive)--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1900-1920.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1900-1920.
    • [between 1905 and 1912?]
    • Dining room of the Kennicott Ranch house

    • Interior view of the Kennicott home on their ranch in Westcliffe (Custer County), Colorado; dining room decor includes a brocade tablecloth, potted plants, and chintz wallpaper.
    • Westcliffe (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Dining rooms--Colorado--Westcliffe--1890-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Westcliffe--1890-1910.; Kennicott family--Homes & haunts.
    • [between 1899 and 1903?]
    • Jewelry store

    • View of the Gensler-Lee jewelry store on 16th (Sixteenth) Avenue between Stout and Champa Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs on the building read: "Diamonds," "Home of Blue-White Diamonds," "Kortz-Lee Successors," "We Buy Old Gold," and...
    • Gensler-Lee Jewelers (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Jewelry stores--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1934 December 12
    • Indian Chiefs and U.S. officials

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody stands in the center of the back row of a group of Native American chiefs and several United States government officials, possibly after the Battle of Wounded Knee. Cody holds the hands of the two men on either...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Tribal chiefs--1890-1900.; American Horse, Dakota Chief, 1840-1908.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Rocky Bear.; Burke, John, d. 1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Wounded Knee Massacre, S.D., 1890.
    • [1891?]
    • Kansas Cemetery

    • Shows the cracked grave stone of a Jewish woman, Sarah Ochs, in a Kansas cemetery. The top portion is carved in Hebrew, the bottom portion reads: "Sarah Ochs. wife of S. Teitelbaum. Born Aug. 22, 1849. Died April 12, 1884.".
    • Jews--Kansas--1960-1970.; Tombs & sepulchral monuments--Kansas--1960-1970.; Ochs, Sarah, 1849-1884.--Tombs.
    • 1963 June
    • Amitie Club cocktail

    • View of an Amitie Club function. An African American (Black) couple sit on bar stools probably at the Capri Lounge on Welton Street in Denver, Colorado. The man wears a gray suit and tie, has a glass of beer in his hand, and his arm around the...
    • Amitie Club (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; African Americans--Organizations--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Bars--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Clubs--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Couples--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • Wild West Show original company, ca. 1884

    • The original cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show poses for a group portrait. William Frederick ("Buffalo Bill") Cody sits in the center of the second row wearing a wide-brimmed hat. Seated on the ground in front of Cody is John Y. Nelson, driver...
    • Bogardus, Adam--Family--1880-1890.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826--Family.; Indians of North America--1880-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Ma Whitaker.; Baker, Johnny, d. 1931.; Bogardus, Adam.; Hathaway, Seth.; Keen,...
    • [1884?]
    • Eugenia Ransom Kennicott age 12 and Penny the dog

    • Portrait (standing) of Eugenia Ransom Kennicott and a dog by a picket fence in Westcliffe (Custer County), Colorado. The girl wears a robe and beret hat.
    • Westcliffe (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Dogs--Colorado--Westcliffe--1890-1900.; Girls--Colorado--Westcliffe--1890-1900.; Kennicott, Eugenia Ransom.
    • 1899 March 5
    • Wild West Show cast

    • Members of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show cast pose on horseback in a camp for the show. The group includes two women who sit sidesaddle in the left midground. The man between the two women carries a large flag. A Mexican vaquero walks toward the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers.; Gauchos.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Rough Riders, USA

    • Members of "Buffalo Bill's Congress of Rough Riders of the World" pose on horseback in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. One man sits on his horse in front of the rest of the group in the center foreground. The men all wear hats and have...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Historical reenactments.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; San Juan Hill, Battle of, 1898.
    • 1899
    • Looking down into Blue Lakes

    • View of Blue Lakes Basin at the base of Dallas Peak in San Miguel County, Colorado shows the north face of the formation above timberline; snowfields surround the basin.
    • Basins (Geology)--Colorado--San Miguel County--1910-1920.; Dallas Peak (Colo.)--1910-1920.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mountains--Colorado--San Miguel County--1910-1920.; Snow--Colorado--San Miguel County--1910-1920.
    • 1916 Sept. 12
    • Children

    • Studio portrait of a boy and girl in Colorado. The girl wears a dress and a bow in her hair. The boy wears knickers and a scarf around his neck.
    • Boys--Colorado--1910-1930.; Children--Colorado--1910-1930.; Girls--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Old Trail Ridge Road (west side)

    • View of Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park (Grand County), Colorado. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Rocky Mountain National Park (Colo.)--1930-1940.; National parks & reserves--Colorado--1930-1940.; Roads--Colorado--1930-1940.
    • [1930]


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